Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2017. 10:55 a.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: On Sunday night shortly before 8:00, Independence Police received information of a body found beside the highway in Bella Vista Village, Toledo.
Police checked between miles 45 and 46 on the Southern highway where cops saw the body of Armando Alvarenga , 21, of Trio village, Toledo lying in the bush on the side of the highway.
Police also observed that his head was partially decapitated.
The body had what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the center of his chest and to the upper right shoulder and chop wounds to the back of both left and right upper shoulders.
At the scene, Police also saw a damaged bicycle, a machete and two .9mm expended shells.
Police are investigating.
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